According to the urban dictionary, a betty “epitomizes a modern day queen, commonly associated with increased levels of self-worth (because she continues to create it.) She has the power and agency to be irresistibly sexy and feminine minutes after effortlessly emasculating a mere dozen men with her intellect and ability to deliver.” I think this is a … More That Girl’s a Betty!
This image was found in a basket of photos in a shop in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I have quite a few photos of myself, as a child, visiting my mother’s grave, which is why I’m drawn to photographs of others partaking in the same ritual. The visitors of Henry A. Seitz’s resting place, at Lindenwood … More Meet me in the Graveyard
Abt. 1896 How awesome is this cabinet card? A little boy with long ringlet curls, wearing a beautiful dress, and the icing on the cake is his adorable pug puppy wearing a plaid bow! And look at how he’s resting his little hand on the puppy’s paw…it’s just too sweet! I want to know how … More Pugs in history!
This cabinet card was found in an antique mall in Maumee, Ohio. Judging by the woman’s hairstyle and fashion, I date it to be from the mid to late 1880s. On the back is written Mrs. Sarah Oberdorff, and in pencil above someone added Sarah Ecrement. A quick search and I located the sitter and … More Criminal Cowardice
I found a sandwich bag full of black and white photos from the 1940s and 50s in a little shop in Allen, Michigan. At one time, the photos were in an album, as evidenced by remnants of the black paper pages clinging to the back. A handful of the photos contained writing on the back, … More Love on the Run